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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A life moved by commotion
Author: Canongia, AI
Berlinck, MT
Abstract: This paper discusses the initial work of constructing a 'skin of words' in a case where a patient made scratches on her arms which she called 'jabbing' or 'poking'. She would scratch herself to the edge of pain, which she called a commotion. This 'commotion pain' was understood as a manifestation of the life drive, with the action directed toward separation, individuation and the confirmation of another different from herself.
Subject: Skin scratches
commotion
life drive
separation
Country: Brasil
Editor: Assoc Univ Pequisa Psicopatologia Fundamental
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1415-47142010000100002
Date Issue: 2010
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